Centers

UWF Historic Trust's centers include the J. Earle Bowden Building, the L & N Marine Terminal, and the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. The Bowden Building is the administrative offices of UWF Historic Trust while the L & N Marine Terminal houses the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) Northwest.


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The J. Earle Bowden Building is the administrative offices of UWF Historic Trust.
J. Earle Bowden Building (1950)

J. Earle Bowden Building

The J. Earle Bowden Building is the administrative offices of UWF Historic Trust. The first floor provides classrooms available for classes, lectures, and workshops. The Art Deco inspired second floor houses the offices of the staff of UWF Historic Trust as well as the boardroom for the Board of Directors. Named in honor of the late local preservation leader Jesse Earle Bowden, an honorary doctorate of the University of West Florida.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location

120 Church St
Pensacola, FL 32502


The Tivoli High House is the ticket office and store for Historic Pensacola Village. The Tivoli High House was reconstructed during the 1976 Bicentennial celebration.
Tivoli High House (original 1805, reconstructed 1976)

Tivoli High House

The Tivoli High House serves as the ticket office and museum store for Historic Pensacola Village. The Tivoli High House was reconstructed in 1976 for the Bicentennial celebrations. The original structure was built in 1805 as a boarding and gaming house. Now the Pensacola Symphony has offices on the second floor.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location

205 E Zaragoza St
Pensacola, FL 32502


The Barkley House, built in 1825 for George and Clara Barkley, is the oldest masonry structure in Pensacola. In 2010, a reproduction of the original kitchen house was dedicated.
Barkley House and Gardens

Barkley House

The Barkley House and Gardens is one of the oldest masonry structures in Pensacola. The House was built in 1825 for George and Clara Barkley. Over the years the house has been home to many notable Pensacola families, such as Pensacola Mayor Charles H. Bliss. In 2010, UWF Historic Trust completed a renovation of the house that included the addition of a recreated cook's house. Now the Barkley House provides the scenic backdrop for hundreds of wedding celebrations as well as UWF dinners and receptions. 

Hours of Operation

 Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location

410 South Florida Blanca St
Pensacola, FL 32502 


The African-American Heritage Society is housed in the Kate Coulson House in Historic Pensacola Village.
Kate Coulson House (1890)

Kate Coulson House

The African American Heritage Society operates out of the Kate Coulson House in Historic Pensacola Village. The African American Heritage Society (AAHS) is a 501(C) (3) organization located in Pensacola, Florida. The AAHS was founded in 1990 to preserve and promote African American heritage and culture in Northwest Florida and throughout the state. 

Hours of Operation

 Wednesday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location

200 E Church St
Pensacola, FL 32502 


The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) Northwest is housed in the L & N Marine Terminal.
L & N Marine Terminal (1903)

L&N Marine Terminal

The L & N Marine Terminal is the home to the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) Northwest. The Florida Public Archaeology Network is dedicated to the protection of cultural resources, both on land and underwater, and to involving the public in the study of their past. Regional centers around Florida serve as clearinghouses for information, institutions for learning and training, and headquarters for public participation in archaeology. FPAN educates the public with their Destination Archaeology Resource Center and public archaeology labs. The L & N Marine Terminal is a proud example of the historic preservation component of UWF Historic Trust.

Hours of Operation

 Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location

207 E Main St
Pensacola, FL 32502


The Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center will open in Fall 2014. The first floor houses exhibits highlighting Pensacola's multicultural history as well as oral history labs and a museum store. The second floor is the Resource Center for UWF Historic Trust holding both our archives and research library.
Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center

Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center

The Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center was made possible through the support of Gulf Power, Southern Company, the University of West Florida and the UWF Historic Trust. Opened in October 2014, the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center explores Pensacola's diverse multicultural history. Oral history labs as well as a lecture space with stage make a welcome addition to the downtown campus. Changing exhibits and The Marketplace, the musem store with meeting space, are also on the first floor.

The second floor houses the UWF Historic Trust Resource Center where our curatorial staff can assist patrons with primary source research as well as through our massive photography collection. The Resource Center is open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and can be reached at 850.595.5840.

Hours of Operation

Multicultural Center hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Resource Center hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location

117 E Government St
Pensacola, FL 32502 

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